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August 29, 2014

CAAR E-Clippings No. 3639–August 29, 2014

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 3639–August 29, 2014

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NOTE! There will be no CAAR E-Clippings Monday, September 1, 2014 due to the Labor Day holiday in the US. This service will resume Tuesday, September 2, 2014. Enjoy the break.

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US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “The Good News About Medicare and the Budget,” by John Cassidy (_The New Yorker_ Aug. 28, 2014).
www.newyorker.com…

2. “Why so many retirees work in retirement,” by Art Koff (marketwatch.com…, Aug. 29, 2014).
www.marketwatch.com…

US STATE NEWS:

3. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Audit finds some L.A. County nursing home cases prematurely closed,” by Abby Sewell and Eryn Brown (_Los Angeles Times_, Aug. 29, 2014). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

4. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “After Ventura County court battle, pension tensions endure,” by Austen Hufford (_Pacific Coast Business Times_ [Santa Barbara], Aug. 29, 2014).
www.pacbiztimes.com…

5. INDIANA NEWS: “Indiana has too many nursing homes,” by J.K. Wall (_Indianapolis Business Journal_ blog, Aug. 28, 2014).
www.ibj.com…

6. MISSOURI NEWS: “(St. Louis) Transit Union Pickets Outside Metro Headquarters, Demands Existing Pension In New Contract,” by Camille Phillips (St. Louis Public Radio News, Aug. 28, 2014).
news.stlpublicradio.org…

7. NEW YORK NEWS: “Workers leaving Saratoga County nursing home,” by Dennis Yusko (_Albany Times-Union_ blog, Aug. 29, 2014).
blog.timesunion.com…

8. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Scranton pension funds will be broke in 3 to 5 years,” by Terrie Morgan-Besecker (_Scranton Times-Tribune_, Aug. 28, 2014).
thetimes-tribune.com…

9. RHODE ISLAND NEWS: “Rhode Island Has Lost 372 Million usd As State Shifted Pension Cash to Wall Street (investment sector),” by David Sirota (International Business Times (ibtimes.com…) [New York, New York], Aug. 28, 2014).
www.ibtimes.com…

10. VIRGINIA NEWS: “Radford University nursing students use suits to simulate being elderly,” by Orlando Salinas (WDBJ Channel 7 [Roanoke/Lynchburg] News, Aug. 29, 2014).
www.wdbj7.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

11. CANADA NEWS: “More doctors, nursing homes needed to improve (New Brunswick province) health system,” by Daniel McHardie (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation News, Aug. 29, 2014).
www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-brunswick/more-doctors-nursing-homes-needed-to-improve-health-system-1.2750198…

12. INDIA NEWS: “Ex-coal employees demand more pension” (_Times of India_ [Mumbai, Maharashtra], Aug. 29, 2014).
timesofindia.indiatimes.com…

13. JAMAICA NEWS: “Reform will slow pension surplus accumulation – But no real impact expected on payouts,” by Avia Collinder (_Jamaica Gleaner_ [Kingston, Kingston/St. Andrew], Aug. 29, 2014).
jamaica-gleaner.com…

14. JAPAN NEWS: “Japan GPIF (Government Investment Pension Fund) pulls 22 billion usd from JGBs (Japanese government bonds) as pension girds for change,” by Takashi Umekawa (Reuters, Aug. 29, 2014).
www.reuters.com…

15. MALTA NEWS: “Complaints mechanism set up for homes for the elderly,” by Tim Attard Montalto (_Malta Today_ [Valletta, Malta Xlokk], Aug. 29, 2014).
www.maltatoday.com…

16. NETHERLANDS NEWS: “Most Dutch concerned about pensions,” by Janene Van Jaarsveldt (nltimes.nl…, Aug. 29, 2014).
www.nl…

17. NETHERLANDS NEWS: “Dutch pension fund to continue investing in Israel” (i24news [Tel Aviv, Israel], Aug. 29, 2014).
www.i24news.tv…

18. RUSSIA NEWS: “Ukrainian refugees to receive Russian pensions – minister (Deputy Prime Minister)” (RT (TV Network), Aug. 29, 2014).
rt.com…

19. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “Elderly life has silver lining,” by Cho Chung-un (_Korea Herald_ [Seoul], Aug. 29, 2014).
www.koreaherald.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

20. “Electric current to brain boosts memory” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Aug. 28, 2014).
www.eurekalert.org…

CAAR E-Clippings No. 3638–August 28, 2014

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 3638–August 28, 2014

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Who’s minding public pensions?” by Steven Malanga (_Los Angeles Times_, Aug. 28, 2014). Note 1: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles. Note 2: this is a _LAT_ Opinion piece.
www.latimes.com…

2. “Market Basket (supermarket chain): The Return of Boomer Activism,” by Lauren Stiller Rikleen (_Forbes_ [New York, New York], Aug. 28, 2014).
www.forbes.com…

3. “Boomer Wealth Dented by Mortgages Poses U.S. Risk,” by Victoria Stilwell (Bloomberg News, Aug. 28, 2014).
www.bloomberg.com…

US STATE NEWS:

4. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “California biker (motorcyclist) profile? Old, male, married and moneyed,” by Charles Fleming (_Los Angeles Times_, Aug. 28, 2014). Note: _LAT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

5. IOWA NEWS: “Iowa nursing homes need more attention from regulators” (_Cedar Rapids Gazette_ via _Des Moines Register_, Aug. 28, 2014). Note: this is a _CRG_ Opinion piece.
www.desmoinesregister.com…

6. MICHIGAN NEWS: “Detroit Mum (silent) on Proposal to Use Its Art as Collateral,” by Mary Williams Walsh _New York Times_, Aug. 27, 2014). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
dealbook.nytimes.com…

7. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “Gov(ernor). (Chris) Christie Shifted Pension Cash to Wall Street, Costing New Jersey Taxpayers 3.8 Billion usd,” by David Sirota (_International Business Times_ [New York, New York], Aug. 27, 2014).
www.ibtimes.com…

8. TENNESSEE NEWS: “Chattanooga City Council OKs pension plan amendment,” by Joy Lukachick (_Chattanooga Times Free Press_. Aug. 27, 2014).
www.timesfreepress.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

9. ASIA NEWS: “The clock is ticking for an aging Asia,” by George Magnus (_Nikkei Asian Review_ [Tokyo, Japan], Aug. 28, 2014).
asia.nikkei.com…

10. ARGENTINA NEWS: “Lower House passes new pensions moratorium (_Herald_ [Buenos Aires], Aug. 28, 2014).
www.buenosairesherald.com…

11. CANADA NEWS: “(Ontario province Premier) Kathleen Wynne set to urge provinces to take lead on pension reform,” by Jane Taber (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto, Ontario], Aug. 28, 2014).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

12. CANADA NEWS: “Let’s Start Using Real Numbers To Discuss Public Employee Pension Plans,” by Richard Perron (huffingtonpost.ca, Aug. 27, 2014).
www.huffingtonpost.ca/richard-perron/pension-plans_b_5724716.html…

13. CANADA NEWS: “Quebec (province) unions bash government over proposed pension reforms (Canadian Press via ctvnews.ca, Aug. 27, 2014).
montreal.ctvnews.ca/quebec-unions-bash-government-over-proposed-pension-reforms-1.1980049…

14. CANADA NEWS: “Boomers don’t think health system will support them: survey” (_Leader_ [St. Albert, Alberta], Aug. 28, 2014).
www.stalbertleader.com…

15. CHINA NEWS: “Dancing and jogging, China’s elderly swarm onto public spaces” (China News Service, Aug. 28, 2014).
www.ecns.cn/2014/08-28/132013.shtml…

16. INDIA NEWS: “Minimum pension of 1,000 rupees (16.54 usd) under EPFO (Employees Provident Fund Organisation); wage ceiling up at 15,000 rupees (248.10 usd)” (Press Trust of India via _Economic Times_ {New Delhi, Delhi], Aug. 29, 2014).
economictimes.indiatimes.com…

17. JAPAN NEWS: “Japan rethinks retirement,” by Shinichiro Unozawa (_Nikkei Asian Review_ [Tokyo], Aug. 28, 2014).
asia.nikkei.com…

18. JAPAN NEWS: “Japan’s elderly staying in the game” (Agence France Presse TV via _USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], Aug. 28, 2014). This is a video transcript, running time: 2 minutes, 32 seconds.
www.us…

19. THE MOST POPULOUS COUNTRY IN AFRICA NEWS: “Gains of (President Goodluck) Jonathan’s Pension Revolution,” by Uche Anichukwu (_Guardian_ [most populous city in that country] via allAfrica.com…, Aug. 28, 2014). Note: this is a _Guardian_ Opinion piece.
allafrica.com…

20. SOUTH AFRICA NEWS: “Cosatu (Congress of South African Trade Unions) backs pension changes,” by Amy Musgrave (_The Star_ [Johannesburg, Gauteng], via iol.co.za…, Aug. 28, 2014).
www.iol.co.za…

21. UK NEWS: “(Local) Councils tendering care contracts case by case in online ‘auctions’,” by Diane Taylor (_Guardian_ [London], Aug. 28, 2014).
www.theguardian.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

22. “How does it feel to be old in different societies?” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Aug. 28, 2014).
www.eurekalert.org…

23. “APOE (apolipoprotein E), diagnostic accuracy of CSF (cerebral spinal fluid biomarkers for Alzheimer disease” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Aug. 27, 2014).\
www.eurekalert.org…

24. “The high cost of hot flashes: Millions in lost wages preventable” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Aug. 27, 2014).
www.eurekalert.org…

25. “Lifetime of fitness: A fountain of youth for bone and joint health?” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Aug. 27, 2014).
www.eurekalert.org…

26. “CPAP Treats Excessive Daytime Sleepiness in Seniors: Continuous positive airway pressure improves slumber, lowers daytime sleepiness” (HealthDay News, Aug. 28, 2014).
www.physiciansbriefing.com…

August 27, 2014

CAAR E-Clippings No. 3637–August 27, 2014

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 3637–August 27, 2014.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Medicare: Not Such a Budget-Buster Anymore,” (_New York Times_, August 27, 2014). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

2. “Federal Deficit Is Set to Rise Sharply, CBO Warns,” by Billy House (_National Journal_, August 27, 2014).
www.nationaljournal.com…

3. “Dems urge CMS to ensure accurate nursing home staffing data,” by Cristina Marcos (_Hill_ [Washington, DC], blog, August 27, 2014).
thehill.com…

4. “Looking Beyond Medicare’s Nursing Home Ratings: What To Know Before Picking a Facility,” by Howard Gleckman (_Forbes_, August 27, 2014).
www.forbes.com…

5. “Hello, May I Help You Plan Your Final Months?” by Elana Gordon (US National Public Radio _Morning Edition_, August 27, 2014). Note: An audio (running time 4 minutes 31 seconds) transcript available at the site. A print transcript will be available soon.
www.npr.org…

6. “Retirees and 401(k)s: Big money, big decisions,” by Rodney Brooks (_USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], August 26, 2014).
www.us…

7. “To celebrate milestones, boomers leave town,” by Amy Hoak (_MarketWatch_, blog, August 26, 2014).
blogs.marketwatch.com…

US STATE NEWS:

8. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Bill requiring public access to care facility inspection reports passes California Assembly,” by Katie Nelson (_San Jose Mercury News_, August 27, 2014).
www.mercurynews.com…

9. COLORADO NEWS: “Law puts increased attention on elder abuse,” by Jakob Rodgers (_Colorado Springs Gazette_, August 27, 2014).
gazette.com…

10. ILLINOIS NEWS: “Illinois teachers pension fund reports 18 pct investment return,” by Karen Pierog (_Reuters_, August 26, 2014).
www.reuters.com…

11. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “Christie ships pension funds to Wall Street pals, and therein lies a story,” (_Star-Ledger_ [Newark, New Jersey], August 27, 2014). Note: This article is an editorial.
www.nj.com…

12. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Scranton pension funds will be broke in 3 to 5 years,” by Terrie Morgan-Besecker (_Times-Tribune_ [Scranton, Pennsylvania], August 27, 2014).
thetimes-tribune.com…

13. SOUTH CAROLINA NEWS: “Dealing with aging prison population,” (_Rock Hill Herald_, August 26, 2014). Note: This article is an editorial.
www.heraldonline.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

14. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Too many clipping the ticket, Australian Super chief Ian Silk says,” by Clancy Yeates (_Sydney Morning Herald_, August 27, 2014).
www.smh.com…

15. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Australia Institute’s David Ingles calls for universal age pension,” by Natasha Boddy (_Canberra Times_, August 27, 2014).
www.canberratimes.com…

16. CANADA NEWS: “Pension underfunding goes back more than a century, unions say,” by Linda Gyulai (_Montreal Gazette_, August 26, 2014).
www.montrealgazette.com…

17. CANADA NEWS: “Euthanasia appropriate only ‘after all other reasonable options are exhausted’: new CMA head,” by Sharon Kirkey (_National Post_ [Don Mills, Ontario], August 27, 2014).
news.nationalpost.com…

18. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Medicine use related to ageing population,” by Eileen Goodwin (_Otago Daily Times_, August 27, 2014).
www.odt.co.nz/news/dunedin/313901/medicine-use-related-ageing-population…

19. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “All firms must subscribe to private pension plans by 2022,” (_Korea Herald_ [Seoul], August 28, 2014).
www.koreaherald.com…

20. UK NEWS: “Midlife crisis? Time to get a skateboard, gentlemen,” by Harry Wallop (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], August 27, 2014).
www.telegraph.co.uk/men/active/11056808/Midlife-crisis-Time-to-get-a-skateboard-gentlemen.html…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

21. “Lack of naturally occuring protein linked to dementia,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 26, 2014).
www.eurekalert.org…

22. “Mindfulness training helps Alzheimer’s patients and caregivers,” by Agata Blaszczak-Boxe (_Columbia Broadcasting System [CBS] News_, August 27, 2014).
www.cbsnews.com…

23. “Five lifestyle changes ‘could reduce dementia risk’,” by Laura Donnelly (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], August 27, 2014).
www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/11056831/Five-lifestyle-changes-could-reduce-dementia-risk.html…

24. “Depression, Anxiety Common in New PD Patients,” by Pam Harrison (_Medscape Medical News_, August 26, 2014). Note: _Medscape_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

25. “Deep Brain Stimulation Safe for Older Parkinson’s Patients: Study,” (_HealthDay_, August 26, 2014).
consumer.healthday.com…

26. “Sleep apnea treatment is effective for older people,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 26, 2014).
www.eurekalert.org…

27. “Men who are uneducated about their prostate cancer have difficulty making good treatment choices,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 26, 2014).
www.eurekalert.org…

28. “Fighting prostate cancer with a tomato-rich diet,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 27, 2014).
www.eurekalert.org…

August 26, 2014

CAAR E-Clippings No. 3536–August 26, 2014

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 3636–August 26, 2014.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Survey: U.S. nursing homes don’t report many abuse allegations,” by Cindy George (_Houston Chronicle_, blog, August 25, 2014).
blog.chron.com…

2. “When Five-Star Care Is Substandard,” (_New York Times_, August 26, 2014). Note 1: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles. Note 2: This article is an editorial.
www.nytimes.com…

3. “People who get 401(k) advice are better savers. Too bad many people don’t get advice,” by Jonnelle Martin (_Washington Post_, August 25, 2014). Note: _WP_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

4. “Retirement Accounts as Personal Safety Nets,” by Benjamin H. Harris and Aurite Werman (_Brookings Institution_, blog, August 25, 2014).
www.brookings.edu…

5. “Seniors Trying To Care For Their Elders,” by Laurie Levy (_Huffington Post_, blog, August 26, 2014).
www.huffingtonpost.com…

US STATE NEWS:

6. FLORIDA NEWS: “Boomers moving to Florida will continue to grow retail spending,” by Charles Schelle (_Bradenton Herald_, August 26, 2014).
www.bradenton.com…

7. KANSAS NEWS: “Overuse of antipsychotic drugs in some Kan. nursing homes endangering patients,” by Mike Shields (_Hays Post_, August 26, 2014).
www.hayspost.com…

8. LOUISIANA NEWS: “Kennedy presses police retirement system for answers on ‘Edmonson Act’,” by Cole Avery (_Times-Picayune_ [New Orleans, Louisiana], August 25, 2014).
www.nola.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

9. CANADA NEWS: “Supreme Court should back assisted suicide, says Dr. Donald Low’s widow,” by Tara Deschamps (_Toronto Star_, August 25, 2014).
www.thestar.com…

10. CHINA NEWS: “China’s senior dancers and their ‘red songs’ would do Mao proud,” by Julie Makinen (_Los Angeles Times_, August 26, 2014). Note: _LAT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

11. JAPAN NEWS: “Japan’s elderly refuse to fade away,” by Cai Hong (_China Daily_ [Beijing], August 26, 2014).
usa.chinadaily.com…

12. JAPAN NEWS: “Difficult time for pensioners,” (_Japan Times_, August 26, 2014). Note: This article is an editorial.
www.japantimes.co.jp/opinion/2014/08/25/editorials/difficult-time-pensioners/#.U_ylifldXPA…

13. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Action sought on ageing population,” by Sarah Dunn (Nelson Mail via _Stuff.co_, August 26, 2014).
www.stuff.co.nz/nelson-mail/news/10424750/Action-sought-on-ageing-population…

14. UK NEWS: “Scottish independence vote could prompt pensions crisis,” by Peter Spence (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], August 26, 2014).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/economics/11056463/Scottish-independence-vote-could-prompt-pensions-crisis.html…

15. UK NEWS: “To age happily, eat well, stay fit and listen to One Direction,” by John Bingham (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], August 25, 2014).
www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/11055481/To-age-happily-eat-well-stay-fit-and-listen-to-One-Direction.html…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

16. “Weight loss surgery ‘reduces chance of Alzheimer’s Disease’,” by Laura Donnelly (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], August 26, 2014).
www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/11056689/Weight-loss-surgery-reduces-chance-of-Alzheimers-Disease.html…

17. “Complication risk of deep brain stimulation similar for older, younger Parkinson patients,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 25, 2014).
www.eurekalert.org…

18. “Surgical complications of DBS no higher risk for older Parkinson’s patients,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 25, 2014).
www.eurekalert.org…

19. “New coping strategy for the memory impaired and their caregivers,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 25, 2014).
www.eurekalert.org…

20. “Changes in the eye can predict changes in the brain,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 25, 2014).
www.eurekalert.org…

21. “US has seen widespread adoption of robot-assisted cancer surgery to remove the prostate,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 26, 2014).
www.eurekalert.org…

22. “Physician Retirement Accounts for Higher Share of Turnover,” by Robert Lowes (_Medscape Medical News_, August 26, 2014). Note: _Medscape_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

23. “Sensors let Alzheimer’s patients stay at home, safely,” by Heather Kelly (_CNN_, August 25, 2014).
www.cnn.com…

August 25, 2014

CAAR E-Clippings No. 3635–August 25, 2014

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 3635–August 25, 2014.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Medicare Star Ratings Allow Nursing Homes to Game the System,” by Katie Thomas (_New York Times_, August 25, 2014). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

2. “Docs, drug companies, insurers drive up Medicare costs,” by Wendell Potter(_Center for Public Integrity_, blog, August 25, 2014).
www.publicintegrity.org…

3. “Hospice Oversight May Come From Rare Bipartisan Health Bill,” by Bruce Japsen (_Forbes_, Augst 24, 2014).
www.forbes.com…

4. “When your second career starts at 73,” by Jonnelle Martin (_Washington Post_, August 25, 2014). Note: _WP_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

5. “Should doctors help people die?” by Bruce Wilson (_Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel_, August 23, 2014). Note: This article is an op-ed piece.
www.jsonline.com…

US STATE NEWS:

6. ALASKA NEWS: “Traditional foods making their way onto elders’ plates in Northwest Alaska,” by Suzanna Caldwell (_Alaska Dispatch_, August 24, 2014).
www.adn.com…

7. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “New Program Promises Coordinated Care for Low-Income Californians,” by Elena Shore (_New America Medica_, August 23, 2014).
newamericamedia.org…

8. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “California to recover USD 300 million for pension funds in Bank of America settlement,” (_Contra Costa Times_ [San Francisco, California], August 23, 2014).
www.contracostatimes.com…

9. IOWA NEWS: “PERS’ pension fund reports 15.88 percent return,” by William Petroski (_Des Moines Register_, August 25, 2014).
www.desmoinesregister.com…

10. MAINE NEWS: “Maine gets moving on an aging approach beyond nursing homes,” (_Bangor Daily News_, August 25, 2014). Note: This article is an editorial.
bangordailynews.com…

11. MICHIGAN NEWS: “Caregiver leaves wealthy elderly man destitute,” by Paul Egan (_Detorit Free Press_, August 24, 2014).
www.freep.com…

12. NEW JERSEY NEWS: “Christie pension commission chair says panel is avoiding politics,” by Brent Johnson (_Star-Ledger_ [Newark, New Jersey], August 25, 2014).
www.nj.com…

13. NORTH DAKOTA NEWS: “Measure won’t affect end-of-life choice,” by Ronald Fisher (_Bismark Tribune_, August 25, 2014). Note: This article is a commentary.
bismarcktribune.com…

14. OHIO NEWS: “Home-health workers go unpaid under Ohio’s new managed-care plan,” by Rita Price (_Columbus Dispatch_, August 25, 2014).
www.dispatch.com…

15. VIRGINIA NEWS: “Service helps veterans with dementia feel connected,” by Dianna Cahn (_Virginian-Pilot_ [Norfolk, Virginia], August 25, 2014).
hamptonroads.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

16. CANADA NEWS: “‘Encore jobs’ a new trend in retirement,” by Lisa Wright (_Toronto Star_, August 24, 2014).
www.thestar.com…

17. CANADA NEWS: “Gillian Bennett death: Assisted suicide has not had proper debate, Tory MP says,” by Mark Gollom (_Canadian Broadcasting Corporation [CBC] News_, August 24, 2014).
www.cbc.ca/news/politics/gillian-bennett-death-assisted-suicide-has-not-had-proper-debate-tory-mp-says-1.2743923…

18. INDIA NEWS: “78% Indian employees feel they should save more for retirement,” (_Economics Times_ [Delhi], August 24, 2014).
articles.economictimes.indiatimes.com…

19. IRELAND NEWS: “Asset management industry could help to solve retirement income issues,” by Sophia Grene (_Irish Times_, August 25, 2014).
www.irishtimes.com…

20. JAPAN NEWS: “Elderly must enjoy healthy long life without need for nursing care,” (_Yomiuri Shimbun_, August 24, 2014).
the-japan-news.com…

21. NETHERLANDS NEWS: “10,000 are waiting for a nursing home place as reforms start to bite,” (_DutchNews.nl_, August 25, 2014).
www.dutchnews.nl…

22. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Elder abuse case numbers surge,” by Hannah McLeod (Southland Times via _Stuff.co_, August 25, 2014).
www.stuff.co.nz/southland-times/news/10418884/Elder-abuse-case-numbers-surge…

23. SINGAPORE NEWS: “New IT system will consolidate patients’ records across nursing homes,” (_Channel NewsAsia_ [Singapore], August 25, 2014).
www.channelnewsasia.com…

24. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “Abuse rises in facilities for elderly,” by Yoon Min-sik (_Korea Herald_ [Seoul], August 25, 2014).
www.koreaherald.com…

25. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “Lack of funding prevents teachers from retiring early,” by Yoon Min-sik (_Korea Herald_ [Seoul], August 24, 2014).
www.koreaherald.com…

26. TAIWAN NEWS: “Taiwan to strengthen long-term care for elderly,” (_Taiwan Today_, August 25, 2014).
www.taiwantoday.tw/ct.asp?xItem=220976&ctNode=445…

27. UK/AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Retirement and age pension reform needs to be fairer and more equal,” by Greg Jericho (_Guardian_ London], August 24, 2014). Note: This article is a commentary.
www.theguardian.com…

28. UK NEWS: “Pn 1m[illion] (USD 1.25 million) state payout for ‘blacklist’ care staff,” by Tim Ross (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], August 24, 2014).
www.telegraph.co.uk/journalists/tim-ross/11053247/1m-state-payout-for-blacklist-care-staff.html…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

29. “People With Down Syndrome Are Pioneers In Alzheimer’s Research,” by Jon Hamilton (US National Public Radio _Morning Edition_, August 25, 2014). Note: An audio (running time 4 minutes 43 seconds) transcript avialable at the site. A print transcript will be available soon.
www.npr.org…

30. “Study: House calls for frail elderly save money,” by Lauran Neergaard (Associated Pres via _Seattle Times_, August 24, 2014).
seattletimes.com…

31. “Ever wonder why older people sleep less?” by Karen Weintraub (_Boston Globe_, August 25, 2014).
www.bostonglobe.com…

32. “Nursing home care improves with culture change,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 25, 2014).
www.eurekalert.org…

33. “Are you as old as what you eat? Researchers learn how to rejuvenate aging immune cells,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 24, 2014).
www.eurekalert.org…

34. “Mental Decline a Risk Factor for Stroke, Study Suggests,” (_HealthDay_, August 25, 2014).
consumer.healthday.com…

35. “One Part of the Brain Doesn’t Age, Study Suggests,” (_HealthDay_, August 22, 2014).
consumer.healthday.com…

36. “APOB, a gene involved in lipid transport, linked to cases of familial extreme longevity,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 25, 2014).
www.eurekalert.org…

37. “Knee surgery not needed for mild osteoarthritis: Study,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 25, 2014).
www.eurekalert.org…

August 22, 2014

CAAR E-Clippings No. 3634–August 22, 2014

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 3634–August 22, 2014

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Moving to a Smaller Home, and Decluttering a Lifetime of Belongings,” by Elizabeth Olson (_New York Times_, Aug. 22, 2014). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

2. “Nursing home evangelism: Preaching at the ‘bus stop to eternity’,” by Adelle M. Banks (_Kansas City Star_, Aug. 22, 2014).
www.kansascity.com…

3. “Baby Boomers Are Still Playing Words With Friends,” by Robinson Meyer (_The Atlantic_ [Washington, District of Columbia], Aug. 22, 2014).
www.theatlantic.com…

US STATE NEWS:

4. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Pension fatteners reveal some strange public work rules,” by Dan Walters (_Sacramento Bee_, Aug. 21, 2014).
www.sacbee.com…

5. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Reuters (news service) says San Diego has best public pension plan in U.S.” (XETV Channel 6 [San Diego] TV News, Aug. 22, 2014).
www.sandiego6.com…

6. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Gov(ernor). Jerry Brown cynically undermines his own pension ‘reform’ law” (_Contra Costa Times_, Aug. 22, 2014). Note: this is a _CCT_ Editorial.
www.contracostatimes.com…

7. ILLINOIS NEWS: “Union group seeks quick ruling on Illinois pension reform lawsuit,” by Karen Pierog (_Reuters_, Aug. 22, 2014).
www.reuters.com…

8. MAINE NEWS: “(Governor Paul) LePage ‘ready and waiting’ to back initiatives for elderly,” by Kelley Bouchard (_Portland Press Herald_ via _Kennebec Journal_, Aug. 22, 2014).
www.centralmaine.com…

9. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Nursing homes: the fight or flight of ownership for Pennsylvania counties (WFMZ Channel 69 [Allentown] TV News, Aug. 21, 2014).
www.wfmz.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

10. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “GP (general practitioner) fee: (Prime Minister) Tony Abbott rejects AMA (Australian Medical Association) proposal to exempt pensioners,” by Dan Harrison and Kate Hagan (_Morning Herald_ [Sydney, New South Wales], Aug. 22, 2014).
www.smh.com…

11. CANADA NEWS: “Workers not to blame for Quebec (province) pension problem,” by Don Pittis (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation News, Aug. 22, 2014).
www.cbc.ca/news/business/workers-not-to-blame-for-quebec-pension-problem-don-pittis-1.2742698…

12. CANADA NEWS: “Pensions must be affordable” (_Herald_ [Calgary, Albert] via _Leader-Post_ [Regina, Saskatchewan], Aug. 22, 2014). Note: this is a _Herald_ Editorial.
www.leaderpost.com…

13. CANADA NEWS: “The path from physician assisted suicide to involuntary euthanasia,” by Jackson Doughart (_National Post_ [Don’s Mills, Ontario], Aug. 22, 2014). Note: this is a _NP_ Commentary piece.
fullcomment.nationalpost.com…

14. ITALY NEWS: “Italy’s (Prime Minister Matteo) Renzi rules out corrective budget, pension cuts,” by Gavin Jones (_Reuters_, Aug. 21, 2014).
uk.reuters.com…

15. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Labour’s (Party) free GP (general practitioner) scheme flops as support among pensioners shows big drop,” by Audrey Young (_New Zealand Herald_ [Auckland], Aug. 22, 2014).
www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11312488…

16. RUSSIA NEWS: “Decision to freeze pension funds will cost Russian economy USD 15.2 billion,” by Maria Karnaukh (_Russia Beyond the Headlines_, Aug. 22, 2014).
rbth.com…

17. SOUTH AFRICA NEWS: “(Minister in the Presidency Jeff) Radebe reassures government workers over pension funds,” by Linda Ensor (_Business Day_ [Rosebank, Gauteng], Aug. 22, 2014).
www.bdlive.co.za…

18. SWITZERLAND NEWS: “‘Suicide Tourism’ to Switzerland Doubles in 4 Years,” by Megan Brooks (Medscape Medical News, Aug. 21, 2014). Note: Medscape requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

19. UK NEWS: “Fresh talks in bid to break firefighter pensions deadlock” (British Broadcasting Corporation News, Aug. 21, 2014).
www.bbc.com…

20. UK NEWS: “Retired husband syndrome – why wives get depressed when their other halves stop working,” by Victoria Lambert (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Aug. 22, 2014).
www.telegraph.co.uk/women/womens-life/11048659/Retired-husband-syndrome-why-wives-get-depressed-when-their-other-halves-stop-working.html…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

21. “Part D Gains May Be Eroding,” by Paula Span (_New York Times_, blog, Aug. 21, 2014). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
newoldage.blogs.nytimes.com…

22. “Research underway to create pomegranate drug to stem Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Aug. 22, 2014).
www.eurekalert.org…

23. “Mouse model for epilepsy, Alzheimer’s gives window into the working brain,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Aug. 21, 2014).
www.eurekalert.org…

24. “Failing Vision Tied to Shorter Lifespans for Seniors,” (HealthDay News, Aug. 21, 2014).
consumer.healthday.com…

25. “Knee replacement may go poorly for people who think life isn’t fair,” by Kathryn Doyle (Reuters Health, Aug. 21, 2014).
www.reuters.com…

August 21, 2014

CAAR E-Clippings No. 3633–August 21, 2014

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 3633–August 21, 2014

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “As more hospices enroll patients who aren’t dying, questions about lethal doses arise,” by Peter Whoriskey (_Washington Post_, Aug. 21, 2014). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

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2. “For Medicare, Private Is Better Than Public,” by John Goodman (_Forbes_ [New York, New York], Aug. 21, 2014).
www.forbes.com…

3. “No, We Still Don’t Have Proof That Private Medicare Plans Are Better,” by Thomas Heliometers (thinkprogress.org…, Aug. 20, 2014).
thinkprogress.org…

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4. “Social Security report fails to reveal that surplus is gone,” by Allen W. Smith (_Des Moines [Iowa] Register_, Aug. 21, 2014). Note: this is a _DR_ Opinion piece.
www.desmoinesregister.com…

US STATE NEWS:

5. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Gov(ernor). (Jerry) Brown criticizes new pension enhancements,” by Judy Lin (Associated Press via _Santa Rosa Press Democrat_, Aug. 21, 2014).
www.pressdemocrat.com…

6. KENTUCKY NEWS: “Kentucky’s public-employee pension system to get 23 million usd from Bank of America settlement,” by John Cheves (_Lexington Herald-Leader_, Aug. 21, 2014).
www.kentucky.com…

7. KENTUCKY NEWS: “JCTA (Jefferson County Teachers Association), Louisville Educators Clash Over Underfunded Teachers’ Pension,” by Jonathan Meador (WKMS 91.3 FM [Murray] Radio News, Aug. 20, 2014).
wkms.org…

8. VIRGINIA NEWS: “New ‘dual-eligible’ Medicare, Medicaid program gaining ground,” by Prue Salasky (_Newport News Daily Press_, Aug. 21, 2014).
articles.dailypress.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

9. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Tackle super(annuation), not pensions” (_The Age_ [Melbourne, Victoria], Aug. 21, 2014). Note: this is an _Age_ video story, running time: 7 minutes, 5 seconds).
media.theage.com…

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10. CANADA NEWS: “Quebec (province) pension status quo ‘no longer option’ says Montreal mayor (Denis) Coderre,” by Ingrid Peritz (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto, Ontario], Aug. 21, 2014).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

11. CANADA NEWS: “Preserving Montreal’s (Quebec) pension plans for future generations,” by Denis Coderre (_Gazette_ [Montreal, Quebec], Aug. 21, 2014). Note: this is a _Gazette_ Opinion piece.
www.montrealgazette.com…

12. CANADA NEWS: “Quebec’s (province) municipal unions ready to fight for battered pension funds,” by Allan Woods (_Star_ [Toronto], Aug. 21, 2014).
www.thestar.com…

13. CANADA NEWS: “MNAs (Members of the Quebec National Assembly) split on how much to pay into their pensions,” by Philip Authier (_Gazette_ [Montreal, Quebec], Aug. 21, 2014).
www.montrealgazette.com…

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14. CANADA NEWS: “‘Warehousing’ seniors costs billions: CMA (Canadian Medical Association) prez (president),” by Sharon Kirkey (_Leader-Post_ [Regina, Saskatchewan], Aug. 21, 2014).
www.leaderpost.com…

15. INDIA NEWS: “78 per cent Indians don’t save enough for comfortable retirement: Report” (Press Trust of India via _Economic Times_ [New Delhi, Delhi], Aug. 21, 2014).
economictimes.indiatimes.com…

16. IRELAND NEWS: “Pensions levy hitting those over 50 hardest,” by Charlie Weston (_Irish Independent_ [Dublin, Leinster], Aug. 21, 2014).
www.independent.ie/business/personal-finance/pensions-levy-hitting-those-over-50-hardest-30524818.html…

17. JAMAICA NEWS: “Elderly hit hardest by bus fare hike,” by Karyl Walker (_Jamaica Observer_ [Kingston,  Kingston/St. Andrew], Aug. 21, 2014).
www.jamaicaobserver.com…

18. JAPAN NEWS: “Japanese recognized as world’s oldest man by Guinness World Records” (_Japan Times_, Aug. 20, 2014).
www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2014/08/20/national/japanese-recognized-as-worlds-oldest-man-by-guinness-world-records/…

19. MALTA NEWS: “Minimum standards for care of the elderly” (_Malta Today_ [San Gwann]. Aug. 21, 2014). Note: this is a _MT_ Editorial.
www.maltatoday.com…

20. SWITZERLAND NEWS: “More People Going to Switzerland for Assisted Suicide, Study Finds,” by Pam Belluck (_New York Times_, Aug. 21, 2014). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

21. UK NEWS: “Four million signed up for company pension scheme following government’s auto-enrolment,” by Simon Read (_Independent_ [London], Aug. 21, 2014).
www.independent.co.uk/money/spend-save/four-million-signed-up-for-company-pension-scheme-following-governments-autoenrolment-9683188.html…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

22. “Further evidence that obesity in middle age increases dementia risk,” by Charlie Cooper (_Independent_ [London, UK], Aug. 21, 2014).
www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/health-news/further-evidence-that-obesity-in-middle-age-increases-dementia-risk-9681376.html…

23. “For older women, working out may keep heart rates regular,” by Kathryn Doyle (Reuters Health, Aug. 21, 2014).
www.reuters.com…

24. “Severe infections with hospitalization after prostate biopsy rising in Sweden” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Aug. 21, 2014).
www.eurekalert.org…

25. “Asthma Outcomes Worse in Older Women” (HealthDay News, Aug. 21, 2014).
www.physiciansbriefing.com…

August 20, 2014

CAAR E-Clippings No. 3632–August 20, 2014

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 3632–August 20, 2014.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Congress irresponsibly takes ‘pension smoothing’ from exception to habit,” (_Washington Post_, August 19, 2014). Note 1: _WP_ requires free registration before providing articles. Note 2: This article is an editorial.
www.washingtonpost.com…

2. “The Importance of Multiemployer Pension Reform,” by Randy G. DeFrehn (_Huffington Post_, blog, August 19, 2014).
www.huffingtonpost.com…

3. “Fed report: Few saving for retirement,” by Alicia H. Munnell (_MarketWatch_, blog, August 20, 2014).
blogs.marketwatch.com…

4. “Using Health Savings Accounts to Invest for Retirement,” by Ann Carrns (_New York Times_, August 20, 2014). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

5. “America Has a Retirement Spending Problem,” by Benjamin H. Harris (_Brookings Institution_, August 19, 2014). Note: This article is an opinion piece.
www.brookings.edu…

6. “Struggling With Student Loan Debt Over Age 50,” by Robert Farrington (_Forbes_, August 20, 2014).
www.forbes.com…

US STATE NEWS:

7. ARKANSAS NEWS: “AARP Survey Shows Long-Term Care Key Issue in Arkansas Gubernatorial Race,” by Jacob Kauffman (_UALR_, Aubust 19, 2014).
ualrpublicradio.org…

8. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “CalPERS (California Public Employees’ Retirement System) committee OKs counting supplemental pay toward public pensions,” by Jon Ortiz (_Sacramento Bee_, August 19, 2014).
www.sacbee.com…

9. CONNECTICUT NEWS: “Seven Nursing Homes Fined For Medication Errors, Injuries,” by Kate Farrish (_Hartford Courant_, August 19, 2014).
articles.courant.com…

10. FLORIDA NEWS: “State pension fund posts stronger than expected earnings,” by James L. Rosica (_Tampa Tribune_, blog, August 19, 2014).
tbo.com…

11. INDIANA NEWS: “Pension change pushes teachers to retire,” by Scott Sander (_WISH-TV_, August 20, 2014).
wishtv.com…

12. MAINE NEWS: “Measures to help Maine seniors keep their homes proposed,” by Kelley Bouchard (_Portland Press Herald_, August 20, 2014).
www.pressherald.com…

13. OREGON NEWS: “Oregon Retirement Savings Task Force shows appropriate caution,” (_Oregonian_ [Salem, Oregon], August 20, 2014). Note: This article is an editorial.
www.oregonlive.com…

14. WISCONSIN NEWS: “Driving with dementia poses risks,” by Cheryl Anderson (_Appleton Post-Crescent_, August 18, 2014).
www.postcrescent.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

15. CANADA NEWS: “Doctors debate end-of-life care at Canadian Medical Association meeting,” by Lee-Anne Goodman (_Canadian Broadcasting Corporation [CBC] News_, August 19, 2014).
www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/doctors-debate-end-of-life-care-at-canadian-medical-association-meeting-1.2740904…

16. CANADA NEWS: “Bill 3 hearings unlikely to ease pension tensions,” by Rene Bruemmer (_Montreal Gazette_, August 20, 2014).
www.montrealgazette.com…

17. CANADA NEWS: “Health Care in Retirement a Big Worry for Baby Boomers, Survey Finds,” by Omid Ghoreishi (_Epoch Times_, August 19, 2014).
www.theepochtimes.com…

18. HONG KONG NEWS: “No means test in old-age pension proposal,” by Kenneth Lau (_Hong Kong Standard_, August 20, 2014).
www.thestandard.com…

19. NEW ZEALAND NEWS: “Labour pledges ‘continuum of care’ model for aged care,” (_New Zealand Herald_ [Auckland], August 20, 2014).
www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11311835…

20. TAIWAN NEWS: “Population trend worrying: report,” (_Taipei Times_, August 20, 2014).
www.taipeitimes.com…

21. UK NEWS: “Pension fees cap could add Pn 1bn (USD 1.24 billion) to savers’ pots,” by Dan Hyde (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], August 19, 2014).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/pensions/11044779/Pension-fees-cap-could-add-1bn-to-savers-pots.html…

22. UK NEWS: “Elderly patients asked during home visits by nurses: Would you want to be resuscitated?” by Miranda Prynne (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], August 20, 2014).
www.telegraph.co.uk/health/nhs/11044923/Elderly-patients-asked-during-home-visits-by-nurses-Would-you-want-to-be-resuscitated.html…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

23. “More evidence adult daycare eases stress on dementia caregivers,” by Shereen Lehman (_Reuters_, August 19, 2014).
www.reuters.com…

24. “Research helps explain why elderly have trouble sleeping,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 20, 2014).
www.eurekalert.org…

25. “Providing futile care in the ICU prevents other patients from receiving critical care,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 19, 2014).
www.eurekalert.org…

August 19, 2014

CAAR E-Clippings No. 3631–August 19, 2014

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 3631–August 19, 2014.

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Medicare Advantage patients find themselves in regulatory limbo,” by Fred Schulte (_Center for Public Integrity_, blog, August 19, 2014).
www.publicintegrity.org…

2. “36% of adults lack retirement savings, including many 65 or older,” by Jim Puzzanghera (_Los Angeles Times_, August 18, 2014). Note: _LAT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.latimes.com…

3. “Surprising number of older adults weathered the ‘Great Recession’ without financial strain,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 18, 2014).
www.eurekalert.org…

4. “What Judges Know: The Fault for Underfunded Pensions Lies With Politicians, Not Workers,” by Jordan Marks (_American Prospect_, August 18, 2014).
prospect.org…

5. “Small-biz owners don’t save enough for retirement: CNBC/FPA poll,” by Lori Ioannou (_CNBC_, August 19, 2014).
www.cnbc.com…

6. “How to pick the perfect retirement location,” by Nanci Hellmich (_USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], August 19, 2014).
www.us…

US STATE NEWS:

7. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Governor, cities criticize pension board proposals,” by Judy Lin (Associated Press via _Sacramento Bee_, August 18, 2014).
www.sacbee.com…

8. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “California Court Limits Caregiver Suits,” by Judith Graham (_New York Times_, blog, August 19, 2014). Note: _NYT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
newoldage.blogs.nytimes.com…

9. PENNSYLVANIA NEWS: “Pension load keeps getting heavier for school districts,” by Chris English (_Bucks County Courier Times_, August 19, 2014).
www.buckscountycouriertimes.com…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

10. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “Law changed to appoint ‘supporters’ for disabled and dementia sufferers to help with decisions,” by Henrietta Cook (_Age_ [Melbourne], August 20, 2014).
www.theage.com…

11. AUSTRALIA NEWS: “It’s the high life (expectancy) for public servants,” by Noel Towell (_Canberra Tikmes_, August 19, 2014).
www.canberratimes.com…

12. ESTONIA NEWS: “Obligatory pension funds’ asset volume in Estonia grew at record pace in H1,” (_Baltic Course_, August 19, 2014).
www.baltic-course.com…

13. RUSSIA NEWS: “Unlike Russia, the U.S. Government Won’t Take Your Pension Outright,” by Allison Schrager (_Bloomberg Businessweek_, August 18, 2014).
www.businessweek.com…

14. THAILAND NEWS: “Thai bourse gets career people well prepared for an ageing society,” by Kesara Manchusree (_Nation_ [Bangkok], August 19, 2014).
www.nationmultimedia.com…

15. UK NEWS: “Royal London Says Insurers Face USD 1.7 Billion Hit From Cap,” by Sarah Jones (_Bloomberg_, August 19, 2014).
www.bloomberg.com…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

16. “Daughters twice as likely as sons to care for parents in old age,” by John Bingham (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], August 19, 2014).
www.telegraph.co.uk/health/elderhealth/11041679/Daughters-twice-as-likely-as-sons-to-care-for-parents-in-old-age.html…

17. “Cancer screenings common among older, sick Americans,” by Andrew M. Seaman (_Reuters_, August 18, 2014).
www.reuters.com…

18. “Government Streamlining Medicare Coverage for Cancer Test,” by Michelle Andrews (_Medscape Medical News_, August 18, 2014). Note: _Medscape_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.medscape.com…

19. “Anesthesia professionals not sufficiently aware of risks of postoperative cognitive side effects,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 19, 2014).
www.eurekalert.org…

20. “Want to keep your home and your independence as you age? Prevent falls,” by Susan Berger (_Washington Post_, August 18, 2014). Note: _WP_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

21. “Suicides on the rise among Baby Boomer men: Rutgers study,” by Kathleen O’Brien (_Star-Ledger_ [Newark, New Jersey], August 19, 2014).
www.nj.com…

22. “Antipsychotic drugs elevate risk of acute kidney injury among seniors, study finds,” by Don Butler (_Ottawa Citizen_, August 18, 2014).
ottawacitizen.com…

23. “Zebrafish help to unravel Alzheimer’s disease,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 19, 2014).
www.eurekalert.org…

24. “Yoga for seniors can help with balance, agility and strength. But injuries do happen,” by Carol Krucoff (_Washington Post_, August 18, 2014). Note: _WP_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

25. “Taking the pulse of aging,” (Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], August 18, 2014).
www.eurekalert.org…

August 18, 2014

CAAR E-Clippings No. 3630–August 18, 2014

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Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings No. 3630–August 18, 2014

US NATIONAL NEWS:

1. “Medicare to Start Paying Doctors Who Coordinate Needs of Chronically Ill Patients,” by Robert Pear (_New York Times_, Aug. 17, 2014). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

2. “Pervasive Medicare Fraud Proves Hard to Stop,” by Reed Abelson and Eric Lichtblau (_New York Times_, Aug. 16, 2014). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

3. “A Medicare scam that just kept rolling,” by David A. Fahrenthold (_Washington Post_, Aug. 17, 2014). Note: _WP_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.washingtonpost.com…

4. “Medicare Advantage Is More Expensive, but It May Be Worth It,” by Austin Fract (_New York Times_ blog, Aug. 18, 2014). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

5. “Medicare Patients Often See Nurses Instead Of Doctors For Skin Problems,” by Shefali Luthra (US National Public Radio blog, Aug. 18, 2014).
www.npr.org…

6. “A third of people have nothing saved for retirement,” by Nanci Hellmich (_USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], Aug. 18, 2014).
www.us…

US STATE NEWS:

7. CALIFORNIA NEWS: “Bills to tighten scrutiny of elderly care homes killed by California legislature,” by Katie Nelson (_San Jose Mercury News_, Aug. 18, 2014).
www.mercurynews.com…

8. IOWA NEWS: “Iowa nursing homes lose more than 40 percent of staff each year,” by Erin Jordan _Cedar Rapids Gazette_, Aug. 17, 2014).
thegazette.com…

9. MARYLAND NEWS: “Annapolis sues police, fire retirees to get ruling in pension dispute,” by Pamela Wood (_Baltimore Sun_, Aug. 17, 2014).
articles.baltimoresun.com…

10. MICHIGAN NEWS: “Is the Michigan tax on seniors’ pensions fair?” by Rick Haglund (mlive.com…, Aug. 17, 2014).
www.mlive.com…

11. TEXAS NEWS: “Nursing homes cited 1,000 times for medication errors,” by Andy Pierrotti (KVUE Channel 24 [Austin] TV News via _USA Today_ [McLean, Virginia], Aug. 18, 2014).
www.us…

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

12. WORLD NEWS: “Why there’s global urgency to enhance pensions,” by Adam Mayers (_Star_ [Toronto, Ontario], Aug. 18, 2014).
www.thestar.com…

13. WORLD NEWS: “Unlike Russia, the U.S. Government Won’t Take Your Pension Outright,” by Allison Schrager (Bloomberg News, Aug. 18, 2014).
www.businessweek.com…

14. CANADA NEWS: “(Quebec Province) Cities, unions launch campaigns on eve of parliamentary pension hearings” (CTV News, Aug. 18, 2014).
ctvnews.ca/cities-unions-launch-campaigns-on-eve-of-parliamentary-pension-hearings-1.1964458…

15. CANADA NEWS: “Health care may tarnish golden years, baby boomers fear,” by Andre Picard (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto, Ontario], Aug. 18, 2014).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

16. CANADA NEWS: “I’ve become a mother to my mother,” by Catherine McGravey (_Globe and Mail_ [Toronto, Ontario], Aug. 18, 2014).
www.theglobeandmail.com…

17. IRELAND NEWS: “Pension levy ‘on the table’ in public sector pay talks, says union,” by Niall O’Connor (_Irish Independent_ [Dublin, Leinster], Aug. 18, 2014).
www.independent.ie/business/personal-finance/pensions/pension-levy-on-the-table-in-public-sector-pay-talks-says-union-30515230.html…

18. ISRAEL NEWS: “National versus privatized pensions,” by Shlomo Yitzhaki (_Post_ [Jerusalem], Aug. 18, 2014/Av 22, 5774). Note: this is a _Post_ Opinion piece.
www.jpost.com…

19. SINGAPORE NEWS: “Singapore to reform enforced pension saving scheme after protests,” by  Rachel Armstrong and Aradhana Aravindan (Reuters [London, UK], Aug. 17, 2014).
www.reuters.com…

20. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “Korea to expand corporate pension plan,” by Shin Ji-hye (_Korea Herald_ [Seoul], Aug. 18, 2014).
www.koreaherald.com…

21. SOUTH KOREA NEWS: “Elderly Ex-Sex Slaves Want Solace, Help From Pope,” by Jung-Yoon Choi (Associated Press via American Broadcasting Corporation News, Aug. 17, 2014).
abcnews.go.com…

22. SPAIN NEWS: “Gay Man Loses Appeal to Partner’s Pension in Spanish High Court,”  by Todd White (Bloomberg News, Aug. 18, 2014).
www.bloomberg.com…

23. UK NEWS: “Pensions tax relief will be cut after the election–whoever wins,” by Dan Hyde (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Aug. 18, 2014).
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/pensions/11037883/Pensions-tax-relief-will-be-cut-after-the-election-whoever-wins.html…

24. UK NEWS: “UK chiefs opt for cash not pension,” by Alison Smith (_Financial Times_ [London], Aug. 18, 2014). Note: _FT_ requires free registration before providing articles.
www.ft.com…

25. UK NEWS: “The Tories (Conservative Party) can do more to woo the over-sixties” (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Aug. 16, 2014). Note: this is a _DT_ Opinion piece.
www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/11037162/The-Tories-can-do-more-to-woo-the-over-sixties.html…

26. UK NEWS: “Care homes should be ‘civilised’ by filling them with personal posessions and furniture, the care minister has said,” by Georgia Graham (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Aug. 18, 2014).
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/conservative/11039667/Care-homes-should-be-civilised-by-filling-them-with-personal-posessions-and-furniture-the-care-minister-has-said.html…

27. UK NEWS: ” Has TV finally come of age for our golden oldies?” by Kirstie McCrum (_Western Mail_ [Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales], Aug. 16, 2014).
www.walesonline.co.uk/whats-on/arts-culture-news/tv-finally-come-age-oaps-7617128…

MEDICAL/SCIENCE NEWS:

28. “Your 401(k) Is Healthy. So Maybe You Are, Too,” by Matt Richtel “Medicare to Start Paying Doctors Who Coordinate Needs of Chronically Ill Patients,” by Robert Pear (_New York Times_, Aug. 17, 2014). Note: _NYT_ may require free registration before providing articles.
www.nytimes.com…

29. “Time to speak out on the illness (late actor) Robin Williams kept secret,” by Roddy Lee (_Daily Telegraph_ [London], Aug. 17, 2014).
www.telegraph.co.uk/health/11037816/Time-to-speak-out-on-the-illness-Robin-Williams-kept-secret.html…

30. “Depression Linked to Parkinson’s Disease” (Northwestern University [Evanston Illinois] Feinberg School of Medicine news release via Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Aug. 15, 2014).
www.feinberg.northwestern.edu…

31. “Dopamine replacement associated with impulse control increase in early Parkinson’s” Eurekalert [American Association for the Advancement of Science], Aug. 15, 2014).
www.eurekalert.org…

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